First Grade Math Booklist


Animals on Board-Stuart Murphy

Cats Add Up-Diane Ochiltree

Domino Addition-Lynette Long

One, Two, Three, and Four. No More?-Catherine Gray

Rooster Off to See the World-Eric Carle

So Many Cats!-Beatrice Schenk de Regniers

Twelve Ways to Eleven-Eve Mirriam


Addition Strategies

Mall Mania- Stuart Murphy

Two Ways to Count to Ten-Ruby Dee



Pepper’s Journal- Stuart Murphy

The Very Hungry Caterpillar-Eric Carle


Comparing Amounts

Just Enough Carrots- Stuart Murphy

Planting a Rainbow-Lois Ehlert

How Many Two’s-Harlow Rockwell


Comparing Numbers

More or Less- Stuart Murphy


Comparing Sizes

Is It Larger? Is It Smaller?-Tana Hoban

Just A Little Bit-Ann Tompert

Much Bigger Than Martin-Steven Kellogg

Slower Than a Snail-Anne Schreiber

Super Super Superwords-Bruce McMillan

The Best Bug Parade- Stuart Murphy

The Biggest Pumpkin Ever-Steven Kroll

The Fattest, Tallest, Biggest Snowman Ever-Bettina Ling

The Grouchy Ladybug-Eric Carle

Titch-Pat Hutchins

Who Sank the Boat?-Pamela Allen



Anno’s Counting Book-Mitsumasa Anno

Arctic Fives Arrive-Elinor Pinczes

Every Buddy Counts- Stuart Murphy

Feast For 10-Cathryn Falwell

Fish Eyes: A Book You Can Count On-Lois Ehlert

How Many Snails-Paul Giganti

Just A Little Bit-Ann Tompert

Mouse Count-Ellen Stoll Walsh

Quack and Count-Keith Barker

Splash!-Ann Jonas

Ten Black Dots-Donald Crews

Ten Sly Piranhas-William Wise

Ten, Nine, Eight-Molly Bang

The Icky Bug Counting Book-Jerry Pallotta


Counting by 2s, 3s,4s,5s and 10’s

Arctic Fives Arrive-Elinor Pinczes

Count on Pablo-Barbara Derubertis

Leaping Lizards- Stuart Murphy

Spunky Monkeys on Parade- Stuart Murphy

What Comes in 2s, 3s, and 4s-Susanne Aker


Counting On

Jack the Builder- Stuart Murphy

Quack and Count-Keith Baker

Sitting Down to Eat-Bill Harley

The Very Kind Rich Lady and Her One Hundred Dogs-Chinlun Lee



Bug Dance- Stuart Murphy

Dance Away-George Shannon

Rex’s Dance-Fay Robinson

Which Way, Ben Bunny?-Mavis Smith



Jump Kangaroo Jump- Stuart Murphy 

The Doorbell Rang-Pat Hutchins

Each Orange Has 8 Slices-Paul Giganti


Doubling Numbers

Double the Ducks- Stuart Murphy

Two of Everything-L.T. Hong



Eating Fractions- Stuart Murphy

Gator Pie-Louise Matthews

Give Me Half- Stuart Murphy

Jump Kangaroo Jump- Stuart Murphy

The Half-Birthday Party-Charlotte-Pomerantz

The Hershey Fraction Book-Jerry Pallotta



Geometry and Shapes

Captain Invincible and the Space Shapes- Stuart Murphy

Circus Shapes- Stuart Murphy

Shapes, Shapes, Shapes- Stuart Murphy

Squares-Grace Maccarone

The Greedy Triangle-Marilyn Burns

Three Pigs, One Wolf, and Seven Magic Shapes-Grace Maccarone


Lemonade for Sale- Stuart Murphy



Anno’s Math Games II-Mitsumasa Anno

A Pair of Socks-Stuart Murphy

Bread, Bread, Bread-Ann Morris

Caps for Sale-Esphyr Slobodkina

Dots, Spots, Speckles and Stripes-Tana Hoban

Hanna and the Seven Dresses-Marthe Jocelyn

Knowabout Pattern-Henry Pluckrose

Seaweed Soup- Stuart Murphy



How Big is a Foot?- Rolf Myller

How to Weigh an Elephant-Bob Barner

How High is Pepperoni?-Nancy Skolos

Jim and the Beanstalk-Raymond Briggs

Inch by Inch-Leo Leonni

Let’s Measure It-Luella Connelly

Pigs in the Pantry-Amy Axelrod

Super Sand Castle Saturday- Stuart Murphy

Twelve Snails to One Lizard-Susan Hightower



Benny’s Pennies-Pat Brisson

Jelly Beans for Sale-Bruce McMillan

The Go-Around Dollar-Barbara Adams

The Penny Pot- Stuart Murphy


Numbers 1-100

100 Days of Cool- Stuart Murphy

From One to One Hundred-Teri Sloat

The 100th Day of School-Angela Shelf Medearis


Odd and Even Numbers

The Crayon Counting Book-Pam Munoz Ryan and Jerry Pallotta

Missing Mittens- Stuart Murphy



Exactly the Opposite-Tana Hoban

The Greatest Gymnast of All- Stuart Murphy

Traffic-A Book of Opposites-Betsy and Guilio Maestro



Beep, Beep, Vroom, Vroom-Stuart Murphy

Nature’s Paintbrush: The Patterns and Colors Around You-Susan Stockdale

The Button Box-Margarette S. Reid



Peanut Butter and Jelly: A Play Rhyme- Nadine Westcott

Growing Vegetable Soup-Lois Ehlert

By the Dawn’s Early Light-Karen Ackerman

Rabbit’s Pajama Party- Stuart Murphy



A Cloak for a Dreamer-Aileen Friedman

Circus Shapes- Stuart Murphy

Circles and Squares Everywhere!-Max Grover

Grandfather Tang’s Story-Ann Tompert

Sea Shapes-Suze MacDonald

Shape Space-Cathryn Falwell

The Shape of Things-Dayle Ann Dodds

When a Line Bends…A Shape Begins-Rhonda Gowler Greene



10 Minutes till Bedtime-Peggy Rathman

Anno’s Counting House-Mitsumasa Anno

Number One, Number Fun-Kay Chorao

A Bag Full of Pups-Dick Gackenbach

Elevator Magic- Stuart Murphy


Subtracting One

Monster Musical Chairs- Stuart Murphy

Splash-Ann Jonas

Six Brave Explorers-Kees Morbeck and Carla Dijs



Tally O’Malley- Stuart Murphy




Clocks and More Clocks-Pat Hutchins

It’s About Time- Stuart Murphy

Just a Minute-Terry Slater

Train Leaves the Station-Eve Merriam